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National Summary


Patches of fog and drizzle this morning will clear to give a dry day for many with hazy sunshine and warm with highest temperatures 19 to 23 degrees. Rain will move into the southwest from the Atlantic this afternoon and spread across Munster and Connacht this evening. Light breezes this morning and calm in places then winds freshening from a southeasterly direction during the afternoon and evening.


Mild and humid tonight with rain, drizzle and fog and a spell of heavy rain in all areas. Temperatures not falling below 13 to 16 degrees in fresh southerly winds.


Wednesday: The cloud and rain will quickly clear away eastwards during the morning and sunny spells will develop. Sunny spells in the afternoon and evening and mostly dry but some local showers will occur, heavy in parts of the northwest. Fresher than today with highs of 16 to 20 degrees. Becoming windy later as moderate westerly winds strengthen during the day with strong gusts in the evening in the west and north.


Tuesday night: Heavy rain spreading eastwards across the countryWednesday: A wet start to the day with the rain finally clearing the east coast around midday and then brightening for the afternoon. Showers will affect Connacht and Ulster later in the afternoon/evening but much of the east and south of the country will continue to remain dry. It will become much fresher with highest afternoon temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees in westerly breezes.Thursday: A fresh and blustery day with scattered heavy showers mixed in with bright sunny spells. Most of the showers will occur over the northern half of the country; southern counties will tend to be drier for much of the time. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees. Strong and gusty westerly winds.Friday: Still windy during the morning but otherwise most places will be dry and bright for the first half of the day. The afternoon will be cloudier with scattered outbreaks of rain, mainly in the west and south of the country.Weekend: Showery and blustery, sunny spells also. Highs of 15 to 18 degrees.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

North-Northwest, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

West, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

North-Northwest, 6 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Roches Point Automatic

West-Northwest, 6 Knots, Mod drizzle, 12 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West, 4 Knots, Fog thickening, 0.4 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly

Valentia Automatic

Northeast, 2 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

South-Southeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 6 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

East-Northeast, 5 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

North-Northeast, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, 1018, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

East-Northeast, 3 Knots, Wave height not available, 1019, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

South-Southwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 1015, Falling

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds will reach force 6 this evening and tonight on coasts from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head.